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Pearl Drop Earrings That Add a Touch of Elegance to Any Outfit

Stunning, yet versatile.

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Welcome to The Essentials, our weekly series highlighting a must-have classic, key to building a timeless, pulled-together closet.

Are diamonds really a girl's best friend? Not to knock Marilyn Monroe's famous declaration, but we think she might have been undervaluing the easy elegance of pearls. Whether they're in strand form or adorning modern accoutrements, pearls are luminous yet versatile, adding a touch of Old Hollywood elegance to every look. And there's nothing more elegant than a pearl drop earring. Perfect for the office, a night out, or even your wedding day, pearl drop earrings have earned their place as wardrobe essentials. Since we can't get enough of the pearlescent stuff, we've narrowed down some luxe add-ons that are so not your grandmother's hand-me-downs.

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Small Gold Huggie Pearl Drop Earrings
Lily & Roo wolfandbadger.com

These dainty pearl huggies are both perfect for everyday and perfect for layering.  You can even remove the pearl and wear the huggie alone for a more minimal look. 

Nova Barouque Earrings
White Space whitespacejewelry.com

Try this weightless threaded style for a sculptural take on the pearl earring.

Baroque Pearl Earrings
Grace Lee gracelee.com

The ultimate gift. These timeless pearl drop earrings from Grace Lee will stand the test of time.

Long Pearl Shower Earrings
Wwake wwake.com

With two freshwater pearls on a gold chain, this pair is a subtle classic.

Vessel Earrings
Pamela Love pamelalove.com

This gold sculpted style from Pamela Love features two vessels: one facing upright, and one pouring a stream of freshwater pearls.

Pavé & Simulated Pearl Small Drop Earrings
Lauren Ralph Lauren bloomingdales.com

This gold-tone plated pair from Lauren by Ralph Lauren is perfect for your next summer wedding.

Organic Pearl Hoops

Your new weekend go-to! This pearl-drop earring from Mejuri comes in at a great price.

The Lila Pearl Drop Earrings
The M Jewelers themjewelersny.com

Made in NYC, this freshwater pearl style is attached to a half-moon hoop, delicately embellished with a stud.

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